Italy: Precipitation

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 Italy

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 832
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 832
 Min - Max 832 - 832
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Italy during that period was 832 mm per year with a minimum of 832 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 832 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 832 mm per year. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 178 countries is 1168 mm per year. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Italy - Precipitation - recent values

Historical chart
Italy - Precipitation - historical chart - 1961-2020




Definition: Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.


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 Agricultural land 124,030 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 95.6 2021 index points
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